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Local Lighthouse Homebrew Competition 2016

Now 15 years ago, we started our brewing journey as homebrewers. We submitted our fair share of beers to competitions, and we with every award and judge response, were able to refine our recipes and evolve our beers to commercial scale. We released our first scaled home-brew recipe (1776 IBA) in 2011 at SF Beer Week, and it was amazing to have our friends and family see what we could do.


We want to pay this experience forward and host our first annual LOCAL LIGHTHOUSE home-brew competition. The Grand Prize winner will have the option to work with the Local Brewing Team to build and brew their recipe on our 10bbl system for release and feature during SF Beer Week 2016!


• Entries due by Tuesday, December 20, 2016; Awards announced Sunday, January 15, 2016

• Grand Prize Winner will have the option to refine and brew the winning recipe for release and feature during SFBW 2017

• First, Second and Third Places will receive prizes

• Full Official set of rules can be downloaded here: LocalLighthouse_Rules2016

• All entries must be from non-commercial/professional brewers

• All entrants must be 21 years or older

• Entries must be RECEIVED between November 15th and December 20th to be eligible for competition.

• Entries must be delivered to:

Attn: Local Lighthouse Competition
69 Bluxome Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

• Cost: $10 for each beer entered (make checks payable to Local Brewing Co.). Each entry must have completed entry form (linked here)

• Send three (3) 12oz bottles per entry (one for first round and one for second round); no identifying marks on bottles or caps. Bottles must have bottle ID form (linked here)

• This is a AHA/BJCP sanctioned competition

• Full Official set of rules can be downloaded here: LocalLighthouse_Rules2016

• Contact with questions